WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15 - FRIDAY, APRIL 17 @ U of MN Travelers Innovation Lab

ALL DAY             BUSTER SIMPSON Artist-in-Residence

                        “URBAN HEADWATERS” charette with UMN River Life and UMN students  (invitation only; limited to UMN students)



FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015 @ U of MN Northrop Best Buy Theater

6:00 PM                 NATURE3.x SYMPOSIUM OPENING RECEPTION  featuring the “Water Bar’ by Works Progress Studio

                        (Reception co-hosted with Minneapolis Parks Foundation)


7:00 PM              KATE ORFF, Principal, SCAPE / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE PLLC  Minneapolis Parks Foundation Next Generation of Parks™ Lecture Series



SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015 @ U of MN Northrop Best Buy Theater

8.30-9 AM          Morning Refreshments


9-10.00                MATTHEW TUCKER, Faculty UMN|LA, “Nature 3.x?”

10-11.00               ANDREW BLACKWELL, Filmmaker and Author “Visit Sunny Chernobyl”

11- Noon               EMMA MARRIS, Author “Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World”


Noon-1:30         LUNCH BREAK-on your own


1:30-2:30 PM       KATE ORFF, SCAPE and Faculty, Columbia University GSAPP Urban Landscape Lab

2:30-3:30            WORKS PROGRESS STUDIO, Minneapolis, MN

3:45-4:45              BUSTER SIMPSON, Artist

5:00-6:00          KOERT VANMENSVOORT, Artist and Author “NextNature”


7pm-                      Post-Symposium Discussion @ REPUBLIC

                        221 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN 55454